At Some Disputed Barricade: A Novel (World War I)

At Some Disputed Barricade: A Novel (World War I)

Anne Perry


Anne Perry’s present for illuminating the heart’s inner most secrets and techniques shines via in her bestselling sequence of global conflict I novels. With compelling immediacy, she depicts the struggles of fellows and ladies torn by means of their convictions and challenged through the perils of war.
July 1917. Joseph Reavley, a chaplain, and his sister, Judith, an ambulance motive force, are bone-weary as they procedure the fourth yr of the clash; the peace of the English nation-state turns out a global away. at the Western entrance, the conflict of Passchendaele has began, and one of several fatalities from Joseph’s regiment is the depended on commanding officer, who's changed by way of a tender significant whose pompous incompetence almost promises that many strong squaddies will die needlessly. yet quickly he, too, is dead–killed via his personal males. even supposing Joseph wish to flip a blind eye, he is familiar with that he must never. Judith, although, anguished on the prospect of courts-martial and executions for the twelve males arrested for the crime, has no such inhibitions and, risking of her personal existence, is helping all yet one of many prisoners to escape.

Back in England, Joseph and Judith’s brother, Matthew, maintains his determined pursuit to unmask the sinister determine referred to as the Peacemaker–an obsessed genius who has dedicated homicide and treason in an try and cease Britain from profitable the conflict. As Matthew trails the Peacemaker, Joseph tracks his comrades via Switzerland and into enemy territory. His seek will result in a reckoning pitting braveness and honor opposed to the blind equipment of army justice.

At a few Disputed Barricade is an Anne Perry masterpiece–brilliant, magnificent, and unforgettable.

Show sample text content

Download sample